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North Atlanta High School Boys win First Area Championship in Lacrosse for APS

The North Atlanta High School boys lacrosse team has made history by becoming the first Atlanta Public School to win an area championship in the sport. The Warriors finished the regular season a perfect 6-0 in Area 2 of the Georgia High School Association’s (GHSA) Class AAAAAA/AAAAAAA. In lacrosse, the state’s two largest classifications –…

APS Student Athletes Ink Scholarships at Annual National Signing Day Event

More than 50 student athletes from 10 Atlanta Public Schools high schools signed National Letters of Intent Wednesday, at the annual APS National Signing Day event. This year’s ceremony was held at D.M. Therrell High School. While most of the scholarships signed were for football, other sports represented were baseball, basketball, lacrosse, rowing, soccer, softball…

Spring Sports Teams Making a Run at State Championships

By Seth Coleman The school year is winding down, but spring sports competition in Atlanta Public Schools is red hot as several teams are making a run at a state championship. Tennis The Henry W. Grady boys team has advanced to the third round of the state playoffs. Last week the Knights, the No. 3…

Five APS Basketball Teams Advance to Round Two of State Playoffs

  By Seth Coleman Five Atlanta Public Schools basketball teams have advanced to Round 2 of the Georgia High School Association state basketball tournament in their respective classifications. All five will be back in action on Friday or Saturday. Henry W. Grady (boys) The Grey Knights (26-3), the No. 1 seed from Class AAAA Region…

APS Basketball Teams Go After State Titles as Swimmers, Wrestlers Close Out Successful Seasons

By Seth Coleman An outstanding winter sports season for Atlanta Public Schools is coming to a close. But the best may be yet to come. Basketball Eight APS teams advanced last weekend to the Georgia High Schools Association State Basketball Tournament, including two region champions and one runner up. Leading the way is the Maynard…

APS launches “United We Play” campaign to ensure a better game day experience for district sporting events

Tickets in hand. Check. APS team gear. Check. Cash for refreshments. Check. Game management plan. We got this! To ensure that APS families, student athletes, employees and communities surrounding Grady and Lakewood stadiums are safe and fans are able to enjoy a better game day experience, Atlanta Public Schools has launched the “United We Play”…